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Full Text of HB3863  102nd General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning finance.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
5Sections 5.970 and 6z-130 as follows:
6    (30 ILCS 105/5.970 new)
7    Sec. 5.970. The Law Enforcement Recruitment and Retention
9    (30 ILCS 105/6z-130 new)
10    Sec. 6z-130. The Law Enforcement Recruitment and Retention
12    (a) The Law Enforcement Recruitment and Retention Fund is
13hereby created as a special fund in the State Treasury.
14    (b) Subject to appropriation, moneys in the Law
15Enforcement Recruitment and Retention Fund shall be used by
16the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board to award
17grants to units of local government, public institutions of
18higher education, and qualified nonprofit entities for the
19purpose of hiring and retaining law enforcement officers.
20    (c) When awarding grants, the Board shall prioritize:
21        (1) grants that will be used to hire, retain, or hire
22    and retain law enforcement officers in underserved areas



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1    and areas experiencing the most need;
2        (2) achieving demographic and geographic diversity of
3    law enforcement officers that are recruited or hired by
4    applicants that are awarded grants;
5        (3) maximizing the effects of moneys spent on the
6    actual recruitment and retention of law enforcement
7    officers; and
8        (4) providing grants that can impact multiple
9    employers.
10    (d) Moneys received for the purposes of this Section,
11including, but not limited to, fee receipts, gifts, grants,
12and awards from any public or private entity, must be
13deposited into the Fund. Any interest earned on moneys in the
14Fund must be deposited into the Fund.
15    (e) The Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board
16may, by rule, set requirements for the distribution of grant
17moneys and determine which entities are eligible.
18    (f) The Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board
19shall consider compliance with the Uniform Crime Reporting Act
20as a factor in awarding grant moneys.
21    (g) As used in this Section, "qualified nonprofit entity"
22means a nonprofit entity, as defined by the Board by rule, that
23has established experience in recruitment and retention of law
24enforcement officers in Illinois.
25    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
26becoming law.